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The 10 best cheap things to do this week, spell writing edition

1. See a future we could look forward to at Cocktails & Conspiracy: The UnPresidented Party for the release of an edition of the Washington Post from the future, telling the story of how a women-led movement forced Trump from office. (Monday, Starr Bar, FREE)

2. Sign yourself up or just listen to 2 Short 2 Suck, where people will tell their two minute stories, with Meagan Walsh, Bobbi Elfi, many more storytellers, and maybe you too. (Monday, The Way Station, FREE)

3. Get hooked up at Musicians and Producers Meet & Greet, an event for musicians and producers/record label owners to meet each other and potentially discuss opportunities without the networking vibe. (Tuesday, Little Skips East, FREE)

4. See old photos of the factories, freaks, sailors and sex workers at On the (Queer) Waterfront Opening Reception, the first exhibition to focus explicitly on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer history of Brooklyn. (Tuesday, Brooklyn Historical Society, FREE)

5. Check out the remix of Amber Tamblyn for Era of Ignition, where Amber will speak about her new book about the time of self-reflection that follows in the wake of personal upheaval and leads to a call to action and positive change. (Wednesday, The William Vale, $29)

6. Slither out for Drunk Science Presents: Snakes, where three intoxicated comedians compete to present the best scientific dissertation to a panel of real scientists, this time on the topic of snakes. (Wednesday, Littlefield, $7-10)

7. Watch video art projected onto the Manhattan Bridge at Light Year 47: Tales of Diverted Reality, featuring a visual invocation of a spell from the Egyptian Book of the Dead, a feminist re-adaptation of the Bluebeard fairytale, and more. (Thursday, Pearl Street Triangle, FREE)

8. Spell it out at Intro to Practical Spellwriting, and explore how a mastery of symbolism and historical reference texts can help inform your spellwork, and lead to more informed and effective spell writing practices. (Thursday, Catland, $15)

9. Rest in peace at Mourning Coffee Live, a live taping of a podcast that features conversations about mourning, grief, loss, and death and how people (comedians in particular) deal with it in their everyday lives. (Friday, Friends & Lovers, FREE)

10. Take in revealing imagery at Between The Sheets Photo Exhibit Tour, a photo exhibit that showcases women who had the courage to boldly stand in front of the lens and share their body image story. (Friday, Bklyn Commons, FREE)

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